Harassed



[huh-ras, har-uh s] /həˈræs, ˈhær əs/

verb (used with object)
1.
to disturb persistently; torment, as with troubles or cares; bother continually; pester; persecute.
2.
to trouble by repeated attacks, incursions, etc., as in war or hostilities; harry; raid.
/ˈhærəs; həˈræs/
verb
1.
(transitive) to trouble, torment, or confuse by continual persistent attacks, questions, etc
v.

1610s, from French harasser “tire out, vex,” possibly from Old French harer “set a dog on,” and perhaps blended with Old French harier “to harry, draw, drag” [Barnhart]. Originally “to lay waste, devastate,” sense of “distress” is from 1650s. Related: Harassed; harassing.

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